Sixers-Raptors: Another uphill battle vs. Toronto

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Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (left) has flourished against the Sixers this season.

Raptors  (29-12) at 76ers (19-20)

Monday at 1 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center

Talking points

The Sixers must contain DeMar DeRozan if they hope to win. DeRozan has averaged 34.7 points and shot 56.6 percent in this season’s three meetings with the Raptors. Another factor for the Sixers: The Raptors are the only NBA team ranked in the Top 10 both on offense and defense. Toronto is third in points scored (112.4 per game), sixth in field-goal percentage (47.2), ninth in the fewest points allowed (104.3), and seventh in opponent field-goal percent (45.2).

How to watch and follow the game

Starting lineups

Raptors  (29-12)

3 OG Aninoby SF 6-8 6.5 ppg 2.3 rpg.

9 Serge Ibaka PF 6-10 13.8  ppg. 1.6 bpg.

17 Jonas Valanciunas C 7-0 11.2  ppg. 8.0 rpg.

10 DeMar DeRozan SG 6-7 25.4 ppg. 5.0 apg.

55 Delon Wright PG 6-5 8.7 ppg. 2.5 apg.

Coach: Dwane Casey (ninth season, 343-296)

Injury report:  Kyle Lowry (bruised tailbone, questionable), Alfonzo McKinnie (swollen right knee, questionable).

Sixers (19-20)

33 Robert Covington SF 6-9  13.6 ppg. 5.9 rpg

9 Dario Saric PF 6-10  13.6 ppg. 6.9  rpg.

21 Joel Embiid C 7-2 23.5 ppg. 10.8 rpg.

17 JJ Redick SG 6-4  17.4 ppg. 3.3 apg.

25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 16.9 ppg. 7.3 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (fifth season, 94-273)

Injury report: Markelle Fultz (right shoulder rehabilitation, out); Furkan Korkmaz (Lisfranc fracture, out).

Head to head

The Raptors have a 51-36 series lead after winning four straight. Toronto has won 18 of 19 series meetings since the start of the 2013-14 season.

Coming games

Thursday: 7 p.m., at TD Garden, Sixers at Celtics

Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Milwaukee Bucks at Sixers

Jan. 22: 8 p.m., at FedEx Forum, Sixers at Memphis Grizzlies

Jan. 24: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Chicago Bulls at Sixers

Jan. 26: 8:30 p.m., at AT&T Center, Sixers at San Antonio Spurs